In the last 24 hours, five rape cases have been registered, including two involving children.
The rapid rise in the incidents of rape in the last few days has tarnished the image of the capital. Every day, Delhi police is lodging complaints regarding rape with all women in all age groups. In the last 24 hours only, five rape cases have been registered in different areas.

Three  incidents of gang-rape, including one in which the accused had prepared a video clip showing the victim in a compromising position, have been reported in different parts of the Capital during the past few days. In both cases, the victims alleged that they were made to consume soft drinks laced with some sedatives. While two cases of seual assault on minors has been reported

The first case was reported to the police on Wednesday by a Class X student alleging that she was raped by a friend’s brother and his friend on August 14. The girl was in Mayur Vihar when her friend’s brother Vivek met her. Claiming that his sister was looking for her, he convinced her to accompany him in a car. However, instead of taking her to his residence, the accused took her to a house in Trilokpuri and on the way he allegedly made her consume cold drinks laced with sedative.

While the accused was joined by another friend, a woman who was already present there, latched the door from outside. The two accused then took turns to rape the girl and also made a video clip with a mobile phone camera.

The accused then set the victim free threatening to make the video clip public if she revealed about the incident to anyone. However, when she told the accused that she would tell everything to her parents, it is alleged that they forwarded the video clip to their friends.

When the victim learnt that the video clip had been made public, she narrated the entire incident to her parents. Subsequently they contacted the police and got a case registered against the duo. The police have launched a hunt for them.

In another incident, a 34-year-old woman has alleged that she was raped by her live-in partner and his three friends in New Friends Colony a few days ago. According to the victim, her partner invited his friends to their house and allegedly offered her cold drinks laced with some sedative. After she passed out, the four allegedly raped her. When the victim regained her conscious- ness, she allegedly found that Rs.5 lakh was also missing from the house. Based on her complaint, they registered a case two days ago and arrested the accused on Thursday.

In yet another incident  in Bhajanpura of north-east district, a three-year-old was raped by her neighbour. Police officials refused to share any details about the case. The fourth case took place in Dwarka, where a 16-year-old girl was raped by three boys a couple of weeks ago. The victim told police that she was waiting for a bus when one Suraj, her friend,  approached her and offered her a lift in his car.

On way to her home, Suraj called his two friends, Irfan and Taarhi. Suraj then took the car to an isolated place, where the trio raped her one by one. Taahir then forcibly got married to her and they started living in Dabri area without informing anyone.

The victim’s family then lodged a missing complaint. After a few days, the girl managed to escape and reached her residence in Dwarka. She narrated the incident to her family and lodged a complaint.

In another case, a 35-year -old repeatedly raped his eight-year-old sister-in-law for over a month in Sehani Gate in Ghaziabad.

source, Hindu, Indian express, Millenium Post